Christoph Lenhartz

Christoph is a Chairman of TOCICO. In over 15 years he acquired a wide-ranging, international experience as a successful entrepreneur and also a leader of management consultants team in high complexity TOC implementations.

Christoph has worked as an employee and as a consultant on strategic, business transformation, supply chain management and IT projects for some of the big names in electronics, automotive, retail and logistics world-wide. In 2007 he established his own company and joined GIG-Europe to become part of a group of the leading TOC and management experts in Europe. Today he is the General Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa for Pinnacle Strategies, leading the business in this region.

Christoph has more than 20 years of experience helping clients including Deutsche Post, DHL, General Motors, Swisscom, and Hewlett-Packard significantly improve their bottom lines. As part of this he developed Business System Optimization, a method to improve organizational processes, policies, and structure to achieve strategic corporate objectives including expanded market share, market leadership, and profitability. His expertise also includes post-merger integration of supply chain operations for major international groups.

He firmly believes that a business should always strive for better performance by offering its market attractive products and solutions. Theory of Constraints (TOC), which he discovered for himself in the 1990s, offers the appropriate philosophy, framework and tools to achieve breakthroughs in performance and profitability. Christoph is an out-of-the-box thinker who enjoys challenges in dynamic and innovative environments where he looks for viable holistic solutions to complex situations.

Within TOC, Christoph holds special expertise in the areas of Critical Chain Project Management, production and distribution and the Thinking Processes. He has published articles on TOC in journals such as “Quality Progress” and is an appreciated speaker and teacher of TOC and related topics. He is trained as a Jonah (the designation for an expert in TOC Thinking Processes) and is certified by TOCICO, the TOC International Certification Organization.

Christoph currently holds the position of the Chairman of the Board of TOC International Certification Organization (TOCICO).

Christoph Lenhartz holds an MBA from Clemson University (South Carolina, USA), he graduated from the University Essen (Germany) as a Diplom-Kaufmann and has pursued post-graduate studies at Washington State University (USA).



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